PATERSON, NJ- A 20-year-old Paterson man was shot in the area of Montgomery Park on Friday.

According to a report by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members the Paterson Police Department responded to calls of shots fired at approximately 6:05 p.m.

Upon arrival the police located a possible crime scene as well as the victim who had sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound. The victim was immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson for treatment.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or or to contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.